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Use of Petri nets in assembly definition

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1 Author(s)
Malo-Tamayo, A.J. ; Seccion de Control Automatico, Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados, IPN, Mexico City, Mexico

Assembly tasks are one of the principal activities found in manufacturing. It is specified in different ways, for instance as an exploded view drawing. However, automate them is extremely difficult, since it is well known that Petri nets are a very powerful mean of modeling discrete event systems, and they are also easy to use and interpret. We propose the use of Petri nets, in an interactive way, as a task level graphical language to express the qualitative aspects of the assembly

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Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, 1994. Humans, Information and Technology., 1994 IEEE International Conference on  (Volume:3 )

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2-5 Oct 1994